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22 Feb 2019

This Is Hell!

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Long-form interviews with writers, thinkers and workers from around the world and across the spectrum of experience.

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    Solidarity on the docks / Leftover vengeance.

    Historian Peter Cole examines the work of building labor solidarity and racial equality between dockworkers. Peter is author of the book "Dockworker Power: Race and Activism in Durban and the San Francisco Bay Area" from University of Illinois Press. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen whacks the big stick from the Bay of Pigs to Caracas.

  • Posted on 21 Feb 2019

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    What would democracy feel like?

    Filmmaker Astra Taylor explores what democracy has been, and what it might someday become. Astra's new film is What Is Democracy?. The film is out now / soon depending on the city.

  • Posted on 20 Feb 2019

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    Who pays for a bankrupt IRS?

    Journalist Jesse Eisinger explains how a decaying, defunded IRS set its sights on poor people's money. Jesse co-authored the report "How the IRS Was Gutted" with Paul Kiel for ProPublica.

  • Posted on 19 Feb 2019

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    The secret US drone war on Yemen.

    Journalist Amanda Sperber reports on the known unknowns of the US drone program in Somalia. Amanda wrote the article "Inside the Secretive US Air Campaign In Somalia" for The Nation.

  • Posted on 16 Feb 2019

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    Black women imprisoned in America / Dinosaur fuel.

    Writer DaMaris Hill traces a history - and present - of Black women imprisoned in America. DaMaris is author of the book A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland from Bloomsbury. / In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen handles the dinosaur problem.

  • Posted on 14 Feb 2019

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